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Idioms and Phrases: Idioms and Phrases Meaning, English Idioms Examples

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Q181. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: **To cast pearls before swine**

  1.  to give or offer valuable things to people who do not understand their value
  2.  wise remarks made at the precise moment
  3.  to be involved in things that are happening in the society
  4.  to put something in a particular pace quickly and carelessly
  5.  to get rid of something that you no longer want

Solution : to give or offer valuable things to people who do not understand their value
Q182. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: **To buy a pig in a poke**

  1.  to buy something without seeing it or knowing if it is satisfactory
  2.  to make a mess of somethihng
  3.  to spend extravagantly on unwanted things
  4.  to try to spend as little money as possible
  5.  to treat somebody unfairly by taking advantage of their weakness

Solution : to buy something without seeing it or knowing if it is satisfactory

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Q183. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: **A near miss**

  1.  loosing a favourable opportunity
  2.  getting rid of something unpleasant
  3.  a fortunate escape from danger
  4.  fail to develop or take place
  5.  be too late to gain an advantage

Solution : a fortunate escape from danger
Q184. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: **Run true to form**

  1.  reveal one's bad intentions
  2.  act as one is expected to
  3.  to execute one's duties with diligence
  4.  give enough evidence of something
  5.  behave in an uncontrollable manner

Solution : act as one is expected to

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Q185. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: **To weather the storm**

  1.  to survive a crisis
  2.  to keep a brave front despite adversities
  3.  to continue one's journey in spite of the hostile weather
  4.  wait for the inevitable to happen
  5.  complete the first important stage of a project

Solution : to survive a crisis
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